Month: September 2014

Jennifer Garner’s take on technology

One of the most difficult challenges facing parents of today is the whole question of modern technology – what’s reasonable when it comes to screen time, mobile phones, game playing? – There’s no easy answer. In a recent interview with Jennifer Garner, fab actress and seriously cool mum of three, the A-lister’s take on technology […]

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Camping with small children – is this a good idea?

Who loved camping as a kid? Me (raises hand and waves it vehemently). Why? – Well, because it afforded an amazing sense of freedom. We (my two brothers and I) didn’t have to worry about anything…we arrived, hitched our tents and explored from sunrise until sunset – mum worried about clothes, food, rain, mosquito repellent, […]

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What to do in London – family friendly activities

Summer’s over and the kids are back at school (halleluiah!) but (whilst you take a very deep and deserved breath) there’s still a whole year of weekends, mid-term breaks and school holidays to plan for. Luckily we have access to one of the world’s coolest, busiest, most culturally relevant cities in the world! If you’re […]

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Children inspired series of how to videos

Children are natural explorers. Inspired by an innocent curiosity, children are always trying to learn the ‘whats’, ‘whys’, ‘whens’ and ‘hows’ of the world around them. This innate need to know, to understand, is satiated not only by physical examination but by verbal investigation too – which usually comes in the form of a barrage […]

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A new story-based magazine just for kids

Driven by research stating that one in five (19 per cent) of parents with children under eight read with them just once a week or less, Storytime is a new kids’ magazine that aims to (re)introduce its small readers to classic fairy tales and get them excited about reading. Storytime makes reading fun with a captivating […]

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